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>> we are following developing story on this friday september 4. police are searching for a gunman who shot a man and a pregnant woman who were sitting on a stoop in philadelphia's frankford neighborhood. a vigil for a burlington county school remember a teacher and student who were killed in separate crashes. good morning, good to see you all, it is 4:30, let's turn
to david murphy and matt pellman who is filling in for karen. >> reporter: right now we're looking at a little bit of cloud cover out there. looks like we'll see sun and clouds, we had a few showers last evening they are gone. 79 in philadelphia currently. 71 in allentown. 73 in wilmington, as you take a look at dewpoints it is humid. 69 in philadelphia. close to oppressive. we have some dewpoints in the 7 7os. 75 by 6:00 a.m. 77 by 89:00 a.m. partly cloudy and warm and humid there. as we roll through the day it will be warm and sticky, but not as hot as the rest of the workweek. 77 by 8:00. 85 by noon. 3:00 p.m., 88 degrees is the high. yesterday we went well into the 90s and came close to a record high. all that is over. things are looking great for the
holiday weekend. >> reporter: okay, david we're wrapping up construction on this friday before the holiday weekend. this is the 476 the blue route, left lane out of commission, but the crews will be pulling away before too long. down tree blocking phoenixville pike between ash bridge road and green hill road or stay on 202 or use 202 which is nice and clear this morning. not clear on 422. don't forget built construction going until 5:00 a.m. blocking the westbound lanes in the pottstown area by route 100. this is the scene in center city all is fine on the vine. no overnight construction, don't forget the benjamin franklin parkway inner drives remain shut down as we prepare for made in america. outer drives close at 10:00.
we'll talk about the made in america preparations coming up over the next few hours. >> developing this morning, a man and a pregnant woman who were standing on a porch in the philadelphia's frankford section were shot overnight. katherine scott is live with more on the search for the gunman. katherine. >> reporter: matt, that's right, the two victims were on the front steps of the home in frankford when the shots rang out, one victim is 8 months pregnant both taken to the hospital in stable condition. now northeast detective's are investigating. first 911 call came in around 10:00 p.m. about that shooting in frankford on the 4100 block of paul street. a 21-year-old was shot in his back and #-year-old was shot in the leg. both were taken to the hospital in stable condition. police believe the shooter was 30 feet away when 11 shots were fired. >> the shooters are described
as two males, one male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, the other one wearing a red hooded sweatshirt. right after the shooting they entered a white cadillac four door. is the. >> -- and that car was last seen traveling west. there are surveillance cameras nearby and police hope that will help in the investigation. live in northeast detectives, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> five rutgers university football players are involved in home invasions and assaults. they attacked a group of people in april, leaving one student with a broken jaw. s players have been suspended from the program. tears filled a pemberton new jersey school and they
remembered a teacher and student. allison mcginnis was an english teacher struck and killed by a pick up truck and janiya castleberry davis died days earlier in a crash. mcginnis visited castle berry in the hospital. >> i feel like she is an angel in my heart now. >> reporter: she called mcginnis a wonderful teacher respected by students and colleagues. >> a truck struck and killed a pedestrian in bucks county. it happened in warminster. the truck driver remained at the scene. police have not yet identified the victim. philadelphia international airport has not been seeing the impact as protected for the
pope's visit. they've tracking the traffic, and have not seen any changes. philadelphia officials have been touting the idea that 1.5 million people will be coming. a special apartment installation has been set up outside the cathedral basilica, mary undoer of knots represents the personal struggles lifted up in prayer. people can write down their concerns on knotted cloth and pray for other families. eagles falling to the jets 24-18. the jail was the last chance fore -- the game was the last chance for those on the bubble. tim tebow threw two tds and 32
rushing yards. chip kelly must decide by saturday who the third qb will be if he keeps either of them. jeff skeverski has wrap up in the meadowlands. >> reporter: tim tebow has not made an nfl roster since playing for the jets three years ago. tebow accounted for three touchdowns two coming last night while barclay accounted for zero. both guys say they are not worried. >> ipsd -- i said this a lot of times and i mean it i'm not going to worry about what i can not control. it's a blessing to play the game that i love. it was a lot of fun out there, and i had a blast. >> it's different than what i have been through in the past, even given that, i thought i did a good job for the coaches. >> reporter: eagles head coach
chip kelly said it's unfair to judge the third string quarterback job until he watches all the film and all the tape from all three preseason games and then he'll make a decision, roster consults are due saturday by 4:00. with the eagles jeff skeverski channel 6 "action news." >> it is 4:38 more to come on "action news," a structural issue at a northeast philadelphia school meaning students have to starting point classes somewhere else. >> a dust storm broas through feen -- blows through phoenix and it will be a while before the residents are back in the clear. looks like a haboob to me, david. >> reporter: it does, the weekend, great, 77. sunday, 79. what about the rest of the us? we'll have the holiday weekend forecast coming up!
season until it ends in late september. >> that airplane -- >> reporter: a little bit worse than fog, probably, right? no big issues out there with us, it's still kind of humid. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are without any precipitation across the region. we did have showers as expected last night and a couple of bolts of lightning. as we step outside we're looking at the shore. we're fairly clear there, too. not looking at any big time fog out there. the temperature is a little warmer than yesterday. the dewpoint is up a little bit it feels humid, if you're doing exercising you'll be doing some sweating and want to come in and wash up before go to work. winds, north northwest at 3 the barometer is 29.91.
during the afternoon there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. not everybody sees it, mostly the northern and western half of the region is the place to expect this. we did hit a high of 96 degrees yesterday by the way that is the hottest day of 2015 probably going to be the hottest day, too. we missed the record by four degrees. today as expected with the frontal boundary coming down from the north we'll turn the winds out of the northeast that will suppress the temperatures a bit. 77 by 8:00. 83 by 11:00. 87 by 2. high of 88 degrees better than yesterday's 96 hitting at 3:00 p.m., it will be humid today. 84 in allentown, 85 in reading. 86 in trenton. 88 in wilmington. down the shore 82 in cape may. not as bad there, a lot of areas will get up to 80 for the high. 76 in the ocean water, an afternoon sea breeze, swim near
the lifeguards in case there's a scattered rip current here or there. if you're heading out on the town, there could be a spotty shower, but mostly dry, 74 by 9:00 a.m. probably muggy through the evening hours, although we may feel the humidity dip as we go through the night. saturday, sunny and breezy. 78 on saturday, 80 on sunday. in philadelphia, 88. lower humidity, sunday, 84 on saturday, 89 on sunday, a decent holiday monday dry and sunshine, not overall humid, 91.
tuesday, 92. wednesday, 90. and thursday, 95. the northeast school has a structural issue that will delay classes for some students, other students will start classes at another school. >> from the inside of the buildings it looks normal, you have to go under the building to see that the support beams for the floors are corroded. >> reporter: the repairs will delay the first day of class for first through fourth graders. 5th and 6th graders will begin class on tuesday. a meeting is scheduled tonight at 6:00 p.m. at woodrow wilson. >> general mills is selling the green giant and vegetable businesses to b and g foods ink
$765 million in cash. general mills is shifting to cereal and yogurt. the jobs report is due out this morning, could be a deciding factor on whether the federal reserve raises interest rates. jobs will confirm whether the u.s. economy is strong and absorb a hike. it could create volatility in the stock markets in the u.s. and across the globe. stocks moved slightly higher yesterday. futures are in the red pointing to a lower open. arcade machines could be in the nevada casinos next year. the gaming control board recommends legal angles that will allow the machines. it's more than just pulling a leaver, you have do something to win, that gives you more of a chance. >> 4:46 vice president joe
biden weighs in on when he is considering when it comes to running for president in 2016. the reward is increased for a cold case, the victim was a berks county supermarket killed 7 years ago. [ cheers and applause ] a wave of game-day excitement is rolling into dunkin'. taste the new tailgater breakfast sandwich, stacked with smoked sausage, fire-roasted peppers, and onions. america runs on dunkin'.
wilmington heart walk because matt o'donnell said so. good morning, everybody, happy friday. not just any friday, but the friday before a holiday weekend. construction crews doing a little work before the holiday weekend along woodhaven road approaching i-95. you can see there, though, that traffic is squeezing by. it they will be out of here in the next ten minutes or so. we'll see if they are on time. work on i-95 in delco by the blue route has cleared out. everything open there. everything open here this morning by the vine street expressway. no more overnight restrictions on the vine until after the papal visit. they wrapped things up with the start of the new months. the benjamin franklin parkway inner drives are closed there, they will remain closed through tuesday morning and starting at 10:00 we lose the outer drives as well.
things get moore interesting as the day continues along the benjamin franklin parkway. down tree blocking phoenixville pike use pottstown pike or airport road. 422 is block in the westbound direction near route 100 for another ten minutes for overnight construction. they are detouring you to high street. 724 is another. once you head out in the next ten minutes you should be good to go on 422. a truck fire on the new jersey turnpike northbound in south brunswick past exit 8-a for jamesberg. you can get by without too much of a problem. >> a reward for the killing of an excessive of a supermarket chain. gary red nor was found beaten to death back in march 2008.
he was the executive vice president of the redner's chain. philadelphia police are hoping someone recognizes this bank robbery suspect. he used a demand note, but police consider him armed and dangerous. they are offering a cash rewith ard for tips leading to the man's arrest. >> vice president joe biden said he is unsure about seeking a run for presidency. biden said his decision will depend on whether he and his family have the the quote emotional energy to run. donald trump said he signed a pledge with the gop that rules out a third party white house bid. jeb bush mocked the pledge that bush hassles voted republican since 1972. >> at 5:00 a.m., authorities are trying to figure out how a
77 degrees, getting into the 80s later today. a 15-year-old boy was hit and killed by a bus outside a school in western pennsylvania. mckeys port police say the crash happened where another child was hit and killed by a dump truck last year. both students were in the same grade level, so their classmates are mourning two friends. the california man accused of sending obscene material to an under age girl who appeared on the mom's dance reality show. five packages were intercepted, they contained nude photos, elvis memorabilia and scrap book and handwritten letters. the suspect 37-year-old phoenix sundown spoke to a reporter from jail.
police say sundown has a history of sending inappropriate packages to celebrities. >> a still picture captures a soldier's terrifying plunge we want to let you know he survived the free fall. he crashed on to a street after his parachute malfunctioned in montana, the arm said the incident was an accident. a drone postponed a tennis match during an u.s. open in new york. the aircraft crashed into the stands of louie armstrong stadium. nobody was hurt. nypd has responded and opened an investigation. >> drones are everywhere. >> they are. 4 4:57 why same-sex coupls in a can kentucky community coud
5:00 a.m., friday, september 4, we're following a developing story. >> a pregnant woman and a man are on the mend after dodging the pops of gunfire overnight. >> a controversial clerk in kentucky who is behind bars this morning cannot stopped same-sex couples from getting married any more. >> the eagles play the jets last night, but the real contest was about a qb job. >> reporter: we've got clouds mixing with sun early on and stay more or less partly sunny as we go through the day, it is warm this morning, the temperatures dip to 76 in philadelphia. you can see how winds are coming down out of the northeast that will cool us down, even though a front dropping down will not push the humidity out until later in the nighttime